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New Literary Agent Alert: Sam Freilich of Elyse Cheney Literary

He is seeking: He enjoys reading literary fiction, crime, biography, narrative nonfiction, and anything about Los Angeles.

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Sam Freilich of Elyse Cheney Literary ) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

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About Sam: Sam Freilich studied Literature at Bard College and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from CalArts. Before coming to Elyse Cheney Literary Associates, Sam worked at the Hill Nadell Literary Agency. He also handles permissions for the agency.

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He is seeking: He enjoys reading literary fiction, crime, biography, narrative nonfiction, and anything about Los Angeles.

How to submit: Send a query lettering briefly describing your project and professional background, along with up to three chapters of sample material. Send by e-mail to: submissions [at] cheneyliterary.com.

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